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chalk up another unseasonably warm day as we head into your weekend. we're live tonight at the springs preserve with an update your weekend forecast coming up
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guests who were inconvenienced. at the same time...they're working to make sure this doesn't happen again. ((elaine mckenzie/paris hotel guest: "it was our 54th wedding anniversary and it'll be very memorable." )) ((mauricio marin)) elaine and her husband gary had hoped to see the las vegas lights shine bright for their weddning anniversary. but when the power went out at paris...they were just thankful they came out ok. ((elaine mckenzie/paris hotel guest: "alot of people were stuck upstairs and we are on the 30th floor we would not have been able to walk those stairs." )) ((mauricio marin)) other guests say the black out caused panic. at paris: "these places are supposed to have back up generators." )) ((mauricio marin)) even as the hotel casino works to get back to normal operation--- leaders with caesars entertainment corporation which owns the paris admit something went wrong. ((richard broome/caesars entertainment corp: "even if the main power gets cut you have back up generators just for that purpose and that didn't work so we're going to be working closely with the county and local officials to make sure we have a back up system is functional when the main power goes down." )) ((mauricio marin)) however...clark county building inspectors say emergency lights did work---using battery power. ((samuel palmer/clark
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"emergency lighting system performed very well. the battery packs only last about 45 minutes to an hour. but the emergency systems along with the suppression systems did perform very well." )) ((mauricio marin)) once the lights came back on---battery packs were re-energized before guests were let back inside. ((elaine mckenzie/paris hotel guest: "at our age we've been though a lot so this is not a big deal." )) ((mauricio marin)) elaine and gary are just glad they were able to go a day without their medicine left in the room. ((elaine mckenzie/paris hotel guest: 'that's the first thing we did when we got back we came ant got our deodorant and now gonna go to breakfast." )) ((mauricio marin )) >> paris is offering guests two free nights for their troubles. and they're also paying out costs associated with the black out on a case by case basis. they've set up a hotline. we have that number on las-vegas-now- dot-com. reporting live...mauricio marin. 8 news now. ((denise valdez)) >> mauricio...is this a
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temporary repairs yesterday? ((mauricio marin)) hotel leaders say this is a permanent fix. the repairs took longer than they had hoped for but don't anticipate any problems moving forward. back to you./// ((denise valdez)) frustrated guests left comments on our facebook page... derek said: going to cost someone a lot of $$$$ whoever caused this and nanci suggested: why i always take a coupe think out of the box people. you can leave your thoughts on 8 news now facebook page./// ((denise valdez)) one police sergeant in new york has been killed in the line of duty -- and another shot after a confrontation with a robbery suspect. it happened in the bronx. the robbery suspect was killed in the exchange of gunfire. the condition of the second officer is not known. the officers have not been identified./// ((dave courvoisier)) today is the last day for early voting. this is a live look at the
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tropical parkway. it is one of 97 around the valley. some locations are open until 8 .. but many do close at 7 so make sure you check times first before you head to one of the locations. ((dave courvoisier)) >> a record number of nevadans have voted early. through thursday.... more than 680-thousand nevadans had voted.. that total could go above 700-thousand by the end of today. more people registered as democrats have voted than those registered as republican... percent. about 20 percent are non-partisan or independent so far. more people early vote than on election day... so more than half the votes are likely in. however democrats are more likely to vote early.. and republicans tend to vote more on election day itself./// ((dave courvoisier)) and you can thank a lot of outside group spending for all those ads filling up the airwaves. so far outside pacs and super- pacs have spent 80 million dollars on the senate race between catherine cortez masto and joe heck..
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org. the candidates have spent nearly 27 million.. pushing well above 100 million dollars total. and more pac and super-pac money has been spent on nevada's congressional district 3 race... than any other in the country. so far those groups have poured 14 point 7 million into the race between danny tarkanian and jacky rosen for an open seat. in 2014... just under 2 million was spent on that race./// ((denise valdez)) still no charges yet in about six months. three las vegas men we're arrested for damaging federal property. they face several charges including killing an endangered species, destruction of property and trespassing. sharie johnson did some digging to see why there are no charges from either the county or feds? ((sharie johnson)) the men we're arrested then released from nye county. that's because they expected federal charges. but those have yet to come.
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feds wouldn't explain why. the pupfish only live in one spot... devils hole... which is right here on the ash meadows wildlife refuge. and it was back in april when this surveillance video was taken.. showing three men men... 29-year-old steven schwinkendorf, 35-year-old edgar reyes and 26-year-old trenton sargent... vandalizing a pupfish habitat. it's believed the intrusion caused the death of one pupfish. it was one of 115 endangered desert fish. the men are accused of spraying gunfire, tossing beer cans, vomiting and even skinny-dipping in devils hole. nye county's sheriff's office
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of dirty underwear. a spokeswoman with death valley national parks estimates the damage is in the tens of thousands of dollars. many of you have contacted us about this story... mostly through social media outraged about this case. as soon as we find out more from federal agents... we'll be sure to pass it along. ((dave courvoisier)) colorful day of the dead celebrations are underway at the springs preserve. there's plenty of mexican food... storytelling... and family fun. tedd floro and of course the weather... tedd?
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again, but should subside again later in the evening. we were warmer than yesterday at this time but rain seems to be ........... ........................ .................... tonight hour by hour shows temps i the 70's then 60's later in the evening. more sunshing tomorrow with sunny skies and calmer winds for your friday. expecting clear skies as well with possibly some clouds developing east county and over mohave county arizona.
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doors... only visible to the professionals inside. tonight.. the public gets a look at the fancy cars... at the las vegas convention center. jon tritsch is at the convention center with a preview of tonight's event and more... jon ((jon tritsch)) >> i'm live from sema ignited...
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parking tickets in las vegas have many people confused. why is the money being sent to an address in california? 8 on your side checked into it and has your answers... ((denise valdez)) plus reptile footprints hundreds of millions of years old. where they were found here in the valley.. and what paleonotologists are hoping to learn -- next on 8 news now at 5, the valley's news leader.
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ask yourself: if joe heck was on your side, why did he threaten to shut down the government on his crusade to defund planned parenthood? when he called nevada's foreclosure crisis a "blip"? and why did joe heck put payday lenders and their shameful interest rates first when he took their money? nevada, it's time to put people before the corporate special interests. it's time to vote no on joe heck. senate majority pac is responsible
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i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. as a doctor, i see how decisions in washington impact my patients here in nevada. so even though i'm a republican, i won't be voting for joe heck. joe heck's voted ten times to defund planned parenthood, which thousands of women depend on for cancer screenings. and heck opposes a woman's right to choose even when her health is at risk. for me and my patients,
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this is 8 news now at five.")) ((dave courvoisier)) got a problem? tell michelle because she gets results. and today she's solving a viewer's problem with parking tickets. no one likes getting parking
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noticed something suspicious about the one he got near neonopolis. he wrote me on facebook saying he was suspcious of the parking ticket from the city of las vegas ... because he was supposed to send his payment to an address in los angeles. and i get it .. that sounds pretty weird ... but there is a reason for it . according to the city's website ... bank of america was chosen through a competitive their banking servcies ... and b-of-a's central payment processing center is in l-a. it's is a safe and secure way to send the money .. and it is deposited directly into the city's account... according to the blurb on their site. so there's the answer. it's 100% legit. and while i couldn't fix that parking ticket for chris .. i was glad to put his mind at ease as to where his money was going. ((dave courvoisier)) a family friend day of the dead festival with
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and plenty of fun for the kids is going on at the springs preserve. ((denise valdez)) tedd florendo is there to tell us about it.. and of course a look at the weekend forecast -- tedd?
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earlier today as forecasted. temps and near average again with comfortble 70's outside this afternoon. gusts did peak up to 30 or more in some spots down the colorado river valley. ................................ ... ................ neighborhood temps in the 70's through many parts of the valley, with mildest temps over to the eastside where
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west side not as mild and cooler than the rest of the valley with temps only in th 50's for the mountain this afternoon after a chilly morning start near the freezing mark. .. ............................. .... ................ regional temps also stayed mild especially down the colorado river down to laughlin and bullhead city. warmer in death valley with high near 80 today. chilly temps exist up in the central great basin and far north portions of the state. ... ................................ ................ cool here to the pacific northwest, but warmer weather continues in the southern plains over to the southeast where they're breaking records for heat for early november. ....... breaking records for ............................ ...................... satellite and radar sws earer ss arizona. we'll beg to see that low wrap around msture tomorrow towards northern arizona but we should main on the dry side with someon eascnty but otherwise mostlynnyl ntinuing down the coradover.... .......... ...............nightd high 50's and chlain der mostl evening breezes will be isolated d decrease throh the eveningt sw andhould remain that way forsev but could be breezy still foros. ........................ighborhd mps wilrrohmany neia part y aot> denise valdez) two local hikers
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--ancient reptile footprints! e fossils arbied to bedated bacs o...but their findin arejust now coming to light after more recent, detailed study was released last week. katie boer talked to a local paleontologist who's been leading a team of geologists in the latest research.
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analyzing fossils... that's why when two of friends found these pre-historic reptile tracks .... several years ago...he had to investigate. ((10:51:16 tom told me about them...:18 that he had found some new tracks :20 that were different then the ones we had been working on :22 and so i went out to look at them with him :25 and got very excited. :27)) amateur paleontologists tom cluff and michelle burkett -- seen in this photo--initially found the tracks on a large rock when they where hiking through gold butte---about fifty milesun clark county. :52:01 we went backt there and tailed studies :04 anwp gether of vertebrate paleontology meeting just laste salt ke city.3 their fiings just now being leas after his team spent ns an ssil -- "chelichnus giga" searchers like dr.wland believee nearly 290-million years old from the early permian time period. (( 10:53:03 if i had found it in the kokanino sandstone in the grand canyon i would have thought okay that's kind of cool. :07 but it's not any big scientifici discovery :09 but to have these tracks older :12 and in a different environment :14 marine title flat environement :16 is very surprising to me :18 ----stitch -- :24 nobody expected to see that type of track.
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((10:53:28 so the animal that made those...and we're still trying to figure out what that animal was... :31 lived earlier than we thought it did :35 and it lived in a different environment :37 so thats why its scientificly important and exciting :41 )) they believe it could have similarities to this reptile... (( 08:33 it could have been an animal with a long tail like this one :36 except if it was... it wasn't dragging it's taiil :39 )) ((denise valdez)) ((denise valdez)) senator harry reid has been pushing for gold butte.. where those tracks were found... to be named a national monument by president obama. the area also includes petroglyphs... and rock art. earlier this week the bundy brothers said they may stage another standoff if that were to happen. ammon and ryan bundy are back in nevada to stand trial with thier father cliven for a standoff
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officers on their ranch in bunkerville. that ranch is also right near where the lines of that national monument would potentially be drawn. the bundy's were recently acquitted of charges for taking over a wildlife refuge in oregon./// ((dave courvoisier)) cubs fans celebrating a victory. the records that may have been broken during a parade in chicago today... >> plus... if you're tired of all the serious back and forth this election season... there's a new game for you. coming up at six... we introduce you to the making light of this historic election season. the valley's news leader will be right back./// ((denise valdez)) ((denise valdez)) >> the city of chicago is >> the city of chicago is as you make up your mind, remember -- congressman heck voted 10 times to defund planned parenthood.
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and predatory payday lenders and voted their way. he even wanted to privatize social security, risking it on the stock market. congressman heck just doesn't care about people like us. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising. with all of the shenanigans danny tarkanian's pulled in nevada -- helping set up fake charities used to scam nevada seniors,
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then sticking taxpayers with the bill -- imagine the shenanigans tarkanian would pull in washington. it's why we can't afford tarkanian in congress, ever.
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narrator: the target... seniors. danny tarkanian set up thirteen fake charities that preyed on vulnerable seniors... fronts for telemarketing schemes. the scams danny tarkanian helped set up. jacky rosen has always led with integrity. in congress, jacky rosen will protect seniors and strengthen social security. and jacky rosen will always be responsible with your tax dollars. jacky rosen: i'm jacky rosen
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championship today. ((dave courvoisier)) >> they dyed the chicago river cubbie blue... and of course a giant victory parade was held in grant park as well. and estimated five million people showed up to watch and chicago t-v stations are reporting that it was the seventh largest gathering in human history. ((denise valdez)) >> the city did ask them all to please celebrate responsibly./// ((dave courvoisier)) thanks for watching 8 news now at five. the valley's news leader. don't forget you can always find us on facebook and twitter. ((denise valdez)) the cbs evening news is next. we'll see you at six. /// ((juana dominguez
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"she's a slob." "she ate like a pig." "i'd look her right in that fat, ugly face of hers..." donald trump calls women "bimbos", "dogs", and "fat pigs." but congressman crescent hardy said he'd support donald trump 100%. nevada, there's a better choice: ruben kihuen. kihuen pushed to crack down on employers who pay women less than men. and kihuen will always protect a woman's right to choose.
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